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Ice Box Cake

TGIF - This Grandma Is Fun
Course Dessert


  • 3 ½ cups very cold heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Graham crackers
  • 4 cups - fresh fruit - strawberries blueberries, red raspberries and blackberries, or any combination you like


  • Place mixing bowl in freezer about 30 min before using to chill
  • While mixing bowl is chilling, prepare fruit by cleaning and slicing strawberries
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks form
  • Divide whipping cream mixture into fourths
  • Spread a small spoonful of cream on bottom of pan evenly
  • Add graham crackers, trim crackers to fit if necessary
  • Spread ¼ of the whipping cream mixture on top of the graham crackers
  • Add ⅓ of the fruit on top of the whipping cream
  • Optional but helpful to level the crackers - Add a small amount of whip cream on top of the fruit to level it.
  • Add another layer of graham crackers, pressing down gently into the cream
  • Then repeat layers, finishing the cream on top
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight
  • Garnish with additional fruit if you like
  • Serve chilled
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator


Any type of fruit can be used on this icebox cake. You can also add instant vanilla pudding in between the layers.
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